Greater Orange Area Literacy Service program in Orange is having their 18th annual Adult Spelling Bee fund raiser on Friday, April 21.

Tickets are available for $15 each which includes lunch at 11:30 – 1:30. Lamar State College Orange will host the event in the Student gym.

Spelling teams of three adults each will compete . The team members will study words to spell from the National Spelling Bee booklets.

To sponsor a team there is a $350 entry fee. Deadline for registration is April 12.

All proceeds will fund study materials for the three areas GOALS serves; Basic Reading, GED, and English for non English speakers.

For more information call the office 409)886-4311, Monday – Thursday from 10am-3pm, or email rhonda@goals–